Incentives for Relocating or Expanding

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Effective July 1, 2014, The Boise Metro began the start of a new era with the Tax Reimbursement Incentive.

In addition to our great quality of life and low cost of doing business, the State of Idaho, local counties and cities can offer a variety of incentives for qualified companies that are considering relocating or expanding in the Boise Valley.

contact_us_button.jpgThe Boise Valley Economic Partnership stands ready to help your business.  We can create a custom package of information for your company with a personalized incentive review.  Let us make it easy for you. Call Clark Krause today at (208) 863-9675 or email

For more information about business incentives within the state of Idaho, as well as related tax information, click on the appropriate tab below. (Please note that the information presented below is only an overview, and does not include all qualifications and conditions. 

Tax Reimbursement Incentive (Created July 1, 2014)

  • Bring new high-wage jobs to Idaho and your company could be eligible to receive up to a 30% refund on sales, payroll & corporate income taxes for up to 15 years.
  • Companies must provide wages above the county average, and create at least 50 new jobs in an urban area, or 20 in a rural area.
  • SkyWest Airlines was the first company in Idaho to take advantage of the new incentive. They recieved a TRI credit of 25% for a term of 12 years in addition to a robust package from the City of Boise in infrastructure build out and financing.  The company will also benefit from the Idaho Department of Labor's Workforce Development Training Fund program.  Click here to read the press release.
  • Contact us to learn more and we can calculate an estimate for you.

Idaho Business Advantage (For qualifying companies)

  • Increases the Investment Tax Credit to 3.75% against the corporate income tax
  • Real Property Improvement Tax Credit of 2.5% against corporate income tax
  • New Jobs Tax credit increases the corporate income tax credit per job depending on wages paid
  • Sales and Use Tax Rebate of 25%
  • Small Employer Growth Incentive

Workforce Development Training Fund

  • Minimum $2,000 per new job created, paid directly to the company

Idaho Opportunity Fund

  • Legislation created in 2013, established a new grant program which allows the Director of Idaho Department of Commerce to direct funds to projects for infrastructure needs within the community. This $3 million fund will be used within this year to help “close” new projects.

3% Investment Tax Credit

  • A credit against Idaho corporate income tax for qualifying new investment in tangible personal property

Idaho Power Industrial Efficiency Incentive

  • Cash incentives for energy efficient designs
Clark Krause
Executive Director
Mobile: 208-863-9675
Phone: 208-472-5230
Charity Nelson
Director of Economic Development
Mobile: 208-863-8521
Phone: 208-472-5240
Ethan Mansfield
Project & Research Manager
Mobile: 208-921-4686
Phone: 208-472-5246
250 S. 5th St.
Suite 300
Boise, Idaho 83702
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